(Orange, Texas)

State News

September 25, 2013

Couple found slain at Houston-area home

PORTER, Texas —

A man and a woman have been shot to death at their Houston-area home and investigators detained a male relative in the attack.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call late Tuesday night from a girl who allegedly witnessed the shootings at a home near Porter.

Sgt. Dan Zientek (ZEN'-tek) says deputies and emergency personnel arrived to find the couple dead at the residence.Investigators say a male relative later turned himself in for questioning and remained in custody. Further details weren't immediately available Wednesday on charges filed or a possible motive for the slayings.

Investigators say the girl provided details to authorities. Her age and further details weren't immediately released.

Porter is 20 miles northeast of Houston.


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